The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 1 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.67% 5.26% 16.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.94% 5.60% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 7
Average daily rate £600 £725 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +93.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+32.87% -9.24%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 125 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.67% 93.98% 88.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 44 59
Average daily rate £450 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 21 (33.33%) SAP
2 13 (20.63%) IBM
3 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (17.46%) Java
5 10 (15.87%) Firewall
6 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.70%) CRM
6 8 (12.70%) WAN
6 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.70%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (12.70%) TOGAF
6 8 (12.70%) Finance
7 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.11%) Retail
7 7 (11.11%) LAN
7 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 6 (9.52%) Analytics
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 6 (9.52%) SoftLayer
8 6 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.52%) SQL
8 6 (9.52%) Unix
8 6 (9.52%) Google
8 6 (9.52%) Migration
8 6 (9.52%) Wi-Fi

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.94%) NetWeaver
2 5 (7.94%) SAS
3 4 (6.35%) CMS
4 3 (4.76%) Node.js
5 2 (3.17%) Lync
6 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SPSS
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (7.94%) SAP CRM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.59%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (9.52%) SoftLayer
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Firewall
2 8 (12.70%) WAN
3 7 (11.11%) LAN
4 6 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.17%) DNS
5 2 (3.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.59%) CTI
6 1 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) RTP
6 1 (1.59%) Skype
6 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.94%) Apache Hive
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.94%) SAP BW
2 5 (7.94%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) GIS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) ERwin
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) XML
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.17%) J2EE
3 2 (3.17%) JSON
3 2 (3.17%) Middleware
3 2 (3.17%) REST
3 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.59%) RFC 2833
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) iPad
4 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Social Media
5 2 (3.17%) Statistics
5 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) IVR
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Unix
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) VMS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.70%) CRM
2 8 (12.70%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (12.70%) TOGAF
3 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.52%) Analytics
4 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (7.94%) ETL
5 5 (7.94%) Information Management
5 5 (7.94%) MapReduce
5 5 (7.94%) SOA
5 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.35%) B2C
6 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.94%) Perl
3 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.94%) Python
4 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.17%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) BS25999
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) SAP
2 13 (20.63%) IBM
3 12 (19.05%) Oracle
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.52%) Google
6 5 (7.94%) Tableau
6 5 (7.94%) Teradata
7 4 (6.35%) ATG
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix
9 1 (1.59%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) Capita
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) VMware